Ukrainian Hryvnia

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Ukrainian Hryvnia

The currency of the Ukraine. It was introduced in 1996, replacing the karbovanets following a period of hyperinflation in the latter. Since its introduction, it has been pegged to the U.S. dollar at various values.
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The hryvnia has lost about 82 per cent of its value since September, when the global financial crisis took hold, the same percentage loss as during the 1998 crisis that wrecked Russia's economy and spread throughout the region.
Five out of six officials who chose to accept bribes in at least one round managed to make more than one experimental hryvnia per round (the sixth one averaged one experimental hryvnia per round).
Morykvas shows a real world, not necessarily through a realistic prism, but a real world where a friend may come to borrow a hryvnia for a pack of cigarettes.
Rating agency Fitch believes that the local currency hryvnia may fall 10% by the end of the year because of fairly weak confidence in the currency.
In addition, the end of last year saw an increase in hryvnia exchange rate fluctuations and a noticeable easing in fiscal policy, thanks to, among other things, sharp increase in pension payments and budgetary spending being unevenly distributed over the year.
Contract awarded for Software support of the hryvnia software system of the arm zarplata
The bank had earlier employed the team to move the country's national currency, the hryvnia, to a blockchain.
The country's difficulties have also resulted in depreciation of the Ukrainian hryvnia, which has led to a severe contraction in USD denominated premiums.
Since April 2014 the hryvnia has lost 80% of its value, when pro-Russian seperatists took up arms in the country's eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
In addition to the heavy costs of the continuing military operation and the displacement of more than one million people from the east, Ukraine has had to grapple with a collapse in the value of its currency, the hryvnia, and spiking inflation.
The importance of reaching a deal was demonstrated by a dramatic collapse in Ukraine's hryvnia currency, which lost nearly a third of its value after the central bank halted daily auctions at which it sold hard currency to banks.
Meanwhile, Ukraine's foreign reserves dipped to its lowest level in 10 years due to the slowdown in the country's economy and weaker currency, the hryvnia, as the separatist campaign in the east continues.